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, also on c-span radio and c-span.org. >> this morning, reuters correspondent jeff mason and usan ferrechio discuss the senate, and the grown-up coming immigration bill. and then we look at the backlog of claims at the department of veterans affairs. and later, scott snyder from the counon
to reuters, he called his sons angels and he said that they had been killed, referring, obviously, to the older suspect, who was, indeed, killed by police earlier. as soon as we get that translated, we will bring it to you. we did show you just a short while ago a video clip done by the aunt. as a result of that, we found out that, basically, we had, that she had spoken to reporters and had indicated that nothing really had changed with the exception of the fact that the younger suspect had begun praying several times a day, as many as five times a day, an indication that perhaps he was becoming more devout in his religious practice of islam. so that's what we have right now. i'll turn it back to you guys. >> we should point out, right, that this is from dogastan, that's russian tv of the father, right? a region near chechnya. >> and they are translating that interview. as soon as we get that translation, we will bring it to you. andrew? >> and sue, thank you for the update. i'm actually filling in today for bill griffeth. he needed to be in boston for an event that was of course
in cambridge. police say the pair car jacked a vehicle after that to make their escape. reuters reports they kept the driver hostage for about a half hour. officers caught up with them in nearby watertown. they engaged in a gunfight. residents heard shots and explosions. after police captured one of the suspects, they announced he had died. boston political identified the man on the run as the one in the white hat. they say he is 19 years old. the dead suspect was 26 years old. the brothers had been in the united states for several years. >> we believe this to be a terrorist. a man that's come here to kill people. we need to get him in custody. >> remain in your home, we're going through doing a serge, please stay in your homes, do not come out. >> authorities say people in watertown and surrounding communities should stay in doors until they get the all clear. authorities have also shut down public transportation in the area. mit, harvard, and boston university have canceled lectures. >>> now to the latest developments on the korean peninsula, a high ranking official is preparing to ta
and bits and pieces of what looks to be a circuit board. reuters saying the government official who did not want to be identified shared these photos along with these images of a mangled pressure cooker. as we look at the different photos, one appears to be a cluster, you see tiny bbs likely fused together and shot out after the heat of this blast. the fbi saying the second bomb was also in some sort of metal container. >> all those doctors saying they were finding the bbs and nails in the patients they were treating. >>> and word that boston area hospitals released at least 100 of the 183 people injured in monday's attack. we're learning more about the third person killed, identified as a chinese grad student studying at boston university. we are respecting her family's wishes. we are not releasing her name at this time. we're following every new development in the boston marathon bombing investigation. pamela brown with the city's response to the attacks, senior medical correspondent elizabeth coh cohen, but we begin with susan candiotti. we learned overnight from the fbi has one of t
, a profile of "new york times" editor jill a bramson wreaks of sexism. reuters fires an editor under indictment and could an f bomb turn out to be a good career move? the media monitor is next. [ male announcer ] this is kevin. to prove to you that aleve is the better choice for him, he's agreed to give it up. that's today? [ male announcer ] we'll be with him all day as he goes back to taking tylenol. i was okay, but after lunch my knee started to hurt again. and now i've got to take more pills. ♪ yup. another pill stop. can i get my aleve back yet? ♪ for my pain, i want my aleve. ♪ [ male announcer ] look for the easy-open red arthritis cap. >>> time for the media monitor our look at hits and errors in the news business. "new york times" exkptive editor was the subject of a hack it job in "politico" this week. they said she is known to blow up in a meeting, travels a lot and once told an editor to change an on-line photo right this minute. it's hard to imagine a male editor would have been described as impossible to deal with based on puny antidotes. the author said he didn't
appreciate your time. this is in a residential area. reuters has reported the nursing home could have had a collapse, we don't know more information on that. we're going to keep updating you on this, you can see the pictures we're showing you right now of the fire burning. the latest we understand right now, from the ceo of the hospital. 40 patients right now have been taken into the hospital with blast injuries, lacerations, large wounds. some of them, he said very seriously injured. i want to bring ken suri in now of the waco tribune harolerald. what can you tell us? we're looking at these pictures which are an inferno, and hearing these horrible stories from people nearby. >> we're getting similar reports. we have three reporters out there, a couple photographers, one in west, and then another at the hospital here, as they're receiving all the injured. it looks to be significant, no idea on number of injuries or if there are any fatalities. one of the concerns that one of our reporters is hearing about. because it is still burning, there is a second tank that's in the plant. there's a
, according to sources to reuters. representatives of the ecb, the commission and the backing effort back in the ecb to rescue new plans to rescue the debt history. 25,000 civil servant res on the table. these have turned into a stumbling block in the location. in agreement was reached and the finance minister samaras has resumed talks. joining us now is janis mileos. thanks very much, indeed, for joining us. are we heading into another standoff with greece or not? >>el well, you know the situation is not becoming better in greece. we still have a very big recession for a fifth year. the recession is going to be more than 4 many 5%. some people say that it will be more than 5% and this cannot go on. and what we see from the side of the troika and the greek government is the continuation of the same policy which creates this negative cycle of recession, more in-depthness, more recession and more cuts which, of course, fuel the recession. so what we are saying is that we need a change of policy. we must come to a new era and try to boost growth. >> what's the alternative? >> the alternative
in the response of the ensuing investigation. for more we turn to scott malone of reuters who was on the scene in boston. i spoke with him a few minutes ago. scott malone of reuters, thank you so much for joining us. what is the best, most recent information we have on what happened today? >> well, what we're hearing from boston police department at this point in time confirmed is two people dead. 23 injured. getting unconfirmed reports that boston hospitals have admitted significantly more people than that. right now they say there were two devices that went off at the finish line of the marathon. there is a third incident. it's not clear yet if it was related which happened at the john f. kennedy library that's located about three miles away from the marathon site. >> ifill: scott, where were you when this happened? >> i was in the press room at the hotel which is kind of the staging area for the marathon. we heard two blasts. one was relatively loud. the other one was somewhat softer. at first didn't know what to make of them. then very quickly it became clear what had happened. >> ifill: t
abramson wreaks of sexism. reuters fires an editor who is under indictment and could an anchor's on air "f" bomb turn out to be a good career move? the "media monitor" is next. for the times you need to double-check the temperature on the thermometer, be ready. for high fever, nothing works faster or lasts longer. be ready with children's motrin. >> time now for the "media monitor," our weekly look at the hits and errors in the news business. "new york times" executive editor jill abramson was the subject of an old fashion hack it job in "politico" this week. unnamed "times" staffers were quoted as saying that abramson has been known to blow up in a meeting, travels a lot and once told an editor to change an online photo right this minute. it is hard to imagine a male editor would have been described as impossible to deal with based on such puny anecdotes. now after a furious reaction online, the author, dylan buyers, said he didn't intend for the beast to be about gender and asked a few resources whether that criticism stems from abramson being the first woman to hold that post and they s
. reuters reports that it will focus on web and software companies. the company has previously invested in industry from finance to natural resources. >>> some lawmakers say it's time to end discrimination as workers who act as care givers for family members. hannah beth jackson would add familial status on job discrimination. jackson says research shows care givers are less likely to be promoted than other employees and their salaries are lower by $11,000 a year. >>> there are reports today of whale sightings inside san francisco bay and along the coast. the national oceanic is asking voters to watch out for and steer clear of the migrating whales. you're looking right now of video of the whales migrating last october. gray whales will again pass the shipping lanes and boaters are asking to give the whales a 300- foot berth. >>> and i'm clocking when the next storms move into the area and the busiest time for storms. >>> and can the new bay bridge live up to its design? we get expert analysis from top engineering analysis. >>> it's been one year since he lost his wife and the mother of
tells reuters the device may or may not be sold commercially. bp is powering down its wind farm business to focus on fossil fuels. bp plans to sell interests in 16 wind farms with assets of more than $5 billion. profits will partially help to pay for the 2010 oil spill, estimated to cost the company about $42 billion in recovery efforts. the sale could allow international investors into the u.s. wind market. bp says it will consider all attractive offers. the ceo of exxon mobil tells reporters in houston he's "proud" of the company's handling of the oil spill in arkansas. last weekend, exxon's pegasus pipeline ruptured, pouring out 5,000 barrels of crude oil near little rock, arkansas. 30 minutes after the spill, emergency responders were on site. the ceo says exxon will pay for the damage; however, no timetable was given. the arkansas attorney general is moving forward with an investigation into the incident. in a check-up on ceo pay, the head of cable programmer discovery communications reportedly took home a cool $49 million in 2012, down from $52 million the previous year. jc penney
jonathan reuter -- jonathan rieder on a discussion about martin luther king fighting against jim crow. thank you for joining us on the conversation about the moral courage of dr. king coming up right now. >> there is a saying that dr. king had that said there is always the right time to do the right thing. i just try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only halfway to completely eliminate hunger, and we have a lot of work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. take a on april -- tavis: on april 12, 50 years ago, martin luther king allowed himself to be arrested and put in the birmingham, alabama jail cell where he read a newspaper that quoted moderate what energies as saying that thewere extreme and untimely. at the time, he wrote an eloquent letter in response. sociology professor jonathan rieder has taken a closer look at that pivotal document in a new o'connell the "gospel of treating -- in a new
, how big would it be? according to a tally by thomson reuters: the world's supply of gold could fit in a cube of 68 feet high, tall and wide.for those who like to measure their gold in sheer weight.it's about 3-7-7 million pounds or the weight of 26,250 elephants. the u-s geological survey thinks there's at least 114 million pounds of gold yet to be discovered. still to come farmers are preparing for a bumper crop this season....but could a little rain get in the way? find out later. but first....why more energy companies are tapping individuals for investments. thats next with bill moller. the funding of renewable energy...large solar systems or wind farms. it's mostly indirect government funding or the money comes from wealthy investor groups. but wouldn't it be cool if you could invest and earn interest helping build a clean energy installation yourself? for a few months now a start-up in oakland california, mosaic, has made that happen through crowd- funding. and the interest and the money raised has been explosive. billy parish is the co-founder. give us a sense of how explosiv
. hi, from reuters. i was wondering if you could comment on the bank of japan's aggressive monetary stimulus. do you think it will work and how does that change how your thinking about the global economy and u.s. monetary policy? >> i prefer not to comment on of what the bank of japan announced. i certainly say that, here is a country that suffered deflation for well over a decade and had weak economic growth. when you contemplate the fact , nominal gdpincome in japan today is slightly lower than it was 20 years ago, that is really remarkable and has resulted in all kinds of albums for japan. i really think that taking an aggressive approach to try and end deflation is something i certainly understand. when you look at central banks in advanced countries, the united states, europe has slightly different set of problems. very high unemployment. the united kingdom with high unemployment areas we really all face a common situation where we have had disappointing economic performance and we are all taking steps, different packages of monetary policy steps to try and address that. i thin
a mortgage expert. three more high level executives are "out the door" at jc penney. reuters reports similar to ron johnson who exited jcp this week, the latest three execs to leave also previously worked at apple. jcp penney shares tumbled earlier this week.. but have been a on the rebound since johnson's departure. casino developers are taking a gamble on regional locations. gambling destinations located "outside" of major cities are becoming popular.real estate titan david cordish, of cordish companies just opened "maryland live", a luxury casino half way between baltimore and dc.he says local casinos are gaining popularity, as las vegas and atlantic city are losing luster. "i think what you have to look at when you're doing a financial analysis is breakdown the united states casinos by destination resorts which is atlantic city las vegas and mississippi. there they have casino after casino just next to each other - and people have to get on an airplane, they have to stay in a hotel, and those destinations like atlantic city are hurting badly." in march, revenue at atlantic cities' "tru
. the men then carjacked a vehicle to make their escape. reuters reports the driver was kept hostage for about half an hour. officers caught up with the suspects in nearby watertown. they engaged in a gunfight. shots and explosions rang out. [ gunfire ] >> i heard a loud boom and then a rapid succession of pop, pop, pop. we were still going toward it and then residents from the windows, they shouted, "hey, it's gunfire. don't go that way." >> reporter: the police captured one of the suspects, but he died. >> reporter: they released a photo of the second man. they described him as armed and dangerous. the suspects match surveillance images from the scene of monday's marathon attack which killed three people and wounded more than 170 others. both wore baseball caps and backpacks. the boston police identified the man who escaped them in watertown as the one in the white hat. >> reporter: authorities told people in watertown and some surrounding communities to stay indoors until further notice. no vehicles were allowed to enter or leave watertown. public transportation there and in other
of the girls were released, but some remain in critical condition. reuter blames enmys of the country saying their aim is to stop girls from going to school. >>> i'm seriously asking officials if they really want to put a stop to such attacks so that our children may live in peace and get an education. >> it happened three days after more than a dozen students fell ill at another girls school. investigators had four attacked in may and june last year. it's a hot bed for militants such as the taliban. girls were allowed to return to school. some others fear equal education gains could be lost once international forces pull out of the country. u.s. investigators have started interrogating the surviving suspect in the boston marathon bombings even though he can't talk. dzhokhar tsarnaev injured his throat last friday following gunfights with police. u.s. media reports that tsarnaev is unable to speak to police are telling the 19-year-old to respond to their questions in writing. his 26-year-old brother tamerlan tsarnaev died in a standoff with law enforcement officers. their ethnic chechens fro
agency in brazil. according to reuters, the burger chain must pay a $1.6- million fine because it targeted children with its happy meal advertising and toys. a spokesperson for mcdonald's declined to comment on the fine. in the latest round of earnings, coach and dupont emerged as winners. luxury buyers gave coach stock a bounce. the company posted better-than- expected sales. shares traded 10% higher on the news. meanwhile, last summer's drought helped to double profits for crop chemical-maker dupont. airline stocks for delta and u.s. airways both popped. the airlines reported higher first quarter profits. however, delta says it's already anticipating lower profits due to sequester cuts. defense company lockheed martin also reported strong earnings but warned of lower profits in the future as a result of sequestration. no more guessing when a fedex package will arrive. for $10, fedex customers can schedule a 2-hour delivery window. for $5 they can reschedule a delivery day or change a location. fedex is making the move because of the boom in online shopping. a price break is s
them stop these terrorists. young people have died in this attack. >> reuters says a spokesperson for a militant group dedicated to attacking pakistan's shiite muslim minority has claimed responsibility. meanwhile, the ap reports that two people were killed and several others wounded in a blast in karachi. an explosive device hidden in a motorcycle is to blame. so far this year, at least 200 have died in attack in pakistan mainly targeting shiite muslims. the government is now under pressure to ensure public safety during the campaign season and the upcoming elections on may 11th. >>> a weaker yen is making japanese firms more optimistic about their earnings. canon is projecting a sharp rise from annual profit this year. aenen executives say the yen's decline alone is expected to push up sales by $4.7 billion for the january to december period. they say operating profit will likely increase by $2.4 billion. as a result they revised upward their estimate of the annual operating profit to $4.5 billion. it is up by about $400 million from the previous projection given in january. >>
after a reuters report that it has hired advisers to repair a $100 billion bid to take full control of verizon wireless. verizon owns 55% of verizon wireless. votophone owns the rest. investors bought up both stocks. verizon jumped two and a half% to $53. >> eqt, a natural gas producer and distributor in the appalachian area, reported well above expected enings for th quarter. eqt did fall back slightly but gained almost 8% on the day. >>> billionaire investor george soros is taking a passive stake in jcpenney. he has 17 million shares. jcpenney has no comment on the soros stake. >>> still ahead on the program, a new report tells us whether we'll soon be paying more at the grocery ore. but first, h commodities, trearies and currencies fared today. >>> if you think you've been paying more for your groceries lately, you are right, the rise in food prices this year won't be as high as earlier forecast. jackie deangelis tells us which foods we'll be paying more for, which may be cheaper and why. >> it's still cold across the plains, but the latest usda forecast is a little warmer. with
saying the industry was pretty confident nobody was ever going to remember this. the ceo reminded reuters actually the cruise industry had a disastrous year in 2012 as well including the costa concordia nightmare when the cruise ship ran aground and killed 32 people. that was 2012. the ceo told reuters people forgot about even that fatal incident in 2012 right away so it stands to reason he said even if 2013 is the year of the poop cruise by next year, 2014, people will have forgotten all about it. it's amazing how 2012 has been forgotten. we have seen already the new wave season, 2013, the first comers are coming back again. in other words, poop cruise, smoop cruise, people forget, doesn't matter. the same thing from another crisis management interviewed after the poop cruise debacle, americans have short memories. americans have short memories. that's idea number one from the business world. here's idea number two. this was the president of the united states on may 1st, 2003, ten years ago next week, president george w. bush putting on a fake flight suit complete with the ejection harne
. a true story. reuters is having its afterparty right here at the hilton because nothing says we are having a great year like having your after party at the same table where you just had dinner. with that in mind reuters is asking everyone here to leave a little wine at the bottom of their glass. and to be fair, print media still has a big star in bob woodward. give it up for bob woodward. yeah, yeah. earlier this evening a waiter asked mr. woodward if he wanted regular or decaf and said stop threatening me! also tonight some of the big names in television news. when it comes to television news we have a divided media landscape. fox news is watched by conservatives. msc by liberals and cnn watched by the people who clean the offices at cnn. oh, it gets worse. cnn's ratings so low now when the logo comes up james earl jones say you're watching cnn what the hell. in the past three years cnn made odd news. replaced the popular larry king with one of the scheming footmen from dalton abbey. slides right into the show. >> msnbc chris matthews is here. the only show where the commercial
the play, it is very smart. [laughter] things are so tough for media, reuters is having its after party right here at the hilton. because nothing says we are having a great here like having your after party at the same table where you just had dinner. [laughter] with that in mind, reuters is asking everyone here to leave a little wine at the bottom of the glass. [laughter] to be fair, print media still has a big star in bob woodward. got to give it up for bob woodward. [applause] earlier this evening, a waiter asked him if he wanted regular or decaf and he said, stop threatening me! some big names in television news. when it comes to television news, we have a divided landscape. fox news is watched by conservatives, msnbc watched by liberals and cnn is watched by people who clean the offices at cnn. [laughter] [oohs] oh, it gets worst. cnn's ratings are so low, when it comes up, james earl jones says, you are watching cnn? what the hell? i have to say, in the past two years, cnn has made some odd moves. it replaced the -- popular larry king with one of the footman from "downton abbey."
happened six months later. july 12, 2007, in an area of baghdad called new baghdad, um, two reuters employees, an up and coming videographer who was 22, and his driver, he was 40 and had four children, and drivers in wartime are more than drivers, more than fixtures. they are so important, because international reporters helicopter into a place like iraq or afghanistan, they need to get a lay of the land quickly, and those that drive them around, that take them to that indigenous to the area, they are telling them about what's happening, they're introducing them to people. said was glove inside reuters -- beloved in the out -- reuters community. there had been a bombing the day before, and then this same apache helicopter is hovering overhead. and what this video is, is a video taken by the helicopter. so it's recording the voices of the soldiers in the helicopter and documenting what is happening below, showing the video of what's happening below. you hear them cursing, you hear them laughing, this callous regard for life. they're not rogue. they hold back, and they ask for permiss
ferrechio and jeff mason. a reporterchio is for "the washington examiner." reuters.n is from than the cheap policy expert for veterans for -- veterans from afghanistan. an excess of more than 900,000 disability claims at the veterans administration. those issues are coming up. first, a look at the sunday programs. there is one common theme, immigration. good morning, nancy. >> good morning, steve. on all the sunday shows, senator marco rubio of florida will be making an appearance. he is a member of the gang of eight. he will appear on every show today. c-span radio re-airs five of the network programs beginning at noon with nbc's "meet the press turcotte -- "meet the press." guests include senator kirsten gillibrand and utah senator mike lee. at 1 p.m., you can hear abc cost "this week." and democratic budget committee member senator chuck schumer of new york. at 2 p.m., "fox news sunday." dick durbin, marco rubio, and john cornyn of texas. "state of the union" as andy currently welcoming senator rubio, and also senator john mccain and senator's mansion and toomey on gun control legislatio
. that it is from reuters and it's unclear whether they would buy shares from the italian shareholders, possibly other owners, as well. anyway, there's a bit of a discussion going around about that. we are still waiting for this press conference in berlin with wolfgang schoble and the u.s. treasury secretary jack lew, as well. >>> the s&p said it expects lisbon's international lenders would extend the maturity of its loans as well as it stick toes its commitment. standard & poors says m&a activity will remain slow. the ratings agency forecast the frequency of deals would continue to lag compared with the u.s. but know that some cash rich companies and north american firms are willing to repatriot earnings could be tempted back in. telecoms, pharmaceuticals and consumer products cited as the sectors most likely to see activity. >>> national zag of two of greece's biggest banks looks more likely as competitors and smaller banks say they're unlikely to tap the private sector for cash. national bank bought just over 84% of euro bank in february with the financial stability funds supplying most of th
frequency trading firms. reuters say the move wiped out 1.4 billion from the s&p 500's value. a group called syrian electronic army is claiming responsibility. the group has also taken credit for hacking twitter accounts of bbc and "60 minutes." check your passwords and update your security on twitter. we want to know is twitter to blame or high frequency trading really the issue? we want to know if you trust twitter in your trading decisions? get in touch with us. you can tweet us of course. e-mail. straight ahead on the program, credit suisse insisting that restructuring plan is on track. we'll be joined live from zurich when we come back. welcnew york state, where cutting taxes for families and businesses is our business. we've reduced taxes and lowered costs to save businesses more than two billion dollars to grow jobs, cut middle class income taxes to the lowest rate in sixty years, and we're creating tax free zones for business startups. the new new york is working creating tens of thousands of new businesses, and we're just getting started. to grow or start your business visit thenewn
called new baghdad. to reuters in foyers -- employees of videographer who was 22 and the driver who was 40 had four children. drivers are more than drivers because if you helicoptered into a place you have to get the lay of the land quickly and those that drive them to the indigenous area are telling them about what is happening in come introducing to people and the driver was beloved in the raiders' community. they were taken around by the residents of new baghdad because there was a bombing 54 than the same apache helicopter is hovering overhead. this video is taken by the helicopter it is recording the voices of the soldiers and documenting below. you to hear them curse and a laugh and a callous disregard for life. they are not a rogue they call back and ask for permission to open fire. they get permission and they blow the man away. you can see the people on the ground scurry away but although not killed outright he drags himself away. the father driving the van and they explode the of the and. the raiders employees are killed along with the men in the neighborhood, 12 people al
. it was a fly-in by 40 members of the d.c. area drone user group. washington resident timothy reuter is the group's founder. it has nearly 300 members. >> we have a lot of people who are interested in photography. we have some long-time engineers. some who even work professionally on drone projects. g-time r.c. flyers. and then you have people like myself who have no engineering backgrnd, have never done this before, but are excited by this as a newhn want to get started an ad find community of people to work with. popped up all over the country. these aircraft are not supposed to fly higher than 400 feet and must stay within the operator's line of sight. and like all u.a.v. are not allowed to fly around major airports. most of the users a strictly hobbyists, but reuter says many of them have business plans. there's only one problem. >> the big restriction is you can't charge money for what you're doing. the f.a.a. has deemed it safe enough for us to fly, but for some reason it's not safe enough to charge for that same exact flying. so we're doing some community service projects in
." and marilyn thompson, washington bureau chief for reuters and author of "the killer strain: anthrax and a government exposed." i spoke with them a short time ago. welcome kimberly kindy and marilyn thompson. kimberly, tell us what's the latest we know on this what's turning into a very odd investigation. >> it is, that's for sure. well, today f.b.i. went to the former karate studio of the person who they are now focused on whthey arat least -- we can say they are investigating and that's james everett dutschke. the bizarre twist kind of is for that yesterday after they dropped charges against kevin curtis, he and his attorney actually pointed their finger at mr. dutschke and said that they thought he framed them. whether or not there's other evidence out there that is causing them to focus on mr. dutschke, i talked to his attorney and they said they are unaware of any other evidence that would have caused them to nowe lookg at him. >> ifill: but these two men have had some conflicts, we are given to understand. >> yes, according to mr. curtis, yes. according to mr. dutschke's lawyer
juliett outlived romeo. read the play, it is very smart. [laughter] things are so tough for media, reuters is having its after party right here at the hilton. because nothing says we are having a great here like having your after party at the same table where you just had dinner. [laughter] with that in mind, reuters is asking everyone here to leave a little wine at the bottom of the glass. [laughter] to be fair, print media still has a big star in bob woodward. got to give it up for bob woodward. [applause] earlier this evening, a waiter asked him if he wanted regular or decaf and he said, stop threatening me![laughter] some big names in television news. when it comes to television news, we have a divided landscape. fox news is watched by conservatives, msnbc watched by liberals and cnn is watched by people who clean the offices at cnn. [laughter] [oohs] oh, it gets worst. cnn's ratings are so low, when it comes up, james earl jones says, you are watching cnn? what the hell? i have to say, in the past two years, cnn has made some odd moves. it replaced the -- popular larry king with one o
. the spokesman for the texas department of public safety has told reuters a nearby nursing home has collapsed and a number of people who are in that nursing home are trapped, believed to be trapped inside. again, this comes from reuters quoting a spokesman for the texas department of public safety saying that a nearby nursing home seems to have collapsed and people may be trapped inside. this is obviously a very fluid situation. we're trying to be very accurate and cautious in what we're reporting. we're just talking to tommy alford who saw the initial explosion. felt the impact of it, we're going to take a short break. our coverage continues in a moment. mine was earned in djibouti, africa, 2004. the battle of bataan, 1942. [ all ] fort benning, georgia, in 1999. [ male announcer ] usaa auto insurance is often handed down from generation to generation because it offers a superior level of protection and because usaa's commitment to serve the military, veterans, and their families is without equal. begin your legacy. get an auto-insurance quote. usaa. we know what it means to serve. a body at
. and reuters says that ethiopian airlines will be the first to restart 787 dreamliner starting saturday. boeing is up. and how many times have we said su subsidies are no match for the pre market and we're learning that the obama administration knew about fisker a full year before it froze the company loan. charles: this is beyond picking winners and losers, it's about honesty, trust, wasting the public's money. discarding our opinions and free market and saying we know better and then not being honest enough to admit you're failures and sometimes barack obama thinks being president means never having to say i'm sorry, a mea culpa, things happen, it's a terrorist bombing, a failed industry, it doesn't mean you're a bad president, you can't control everything, and don't waste our money on it. stuart: fisker is done. charles: 400 million of our dollars into it and even when they told the public otherwise. >> and make a green energy program that's picture perfect and it's not and the news reports are out that the company was approached by a government official to take this loan and they're pushing
companies to places beyond i siemens. answers. melissa: we have more breaking news right now. reuters reporting american air lirps halted nationwide depart tus until 2:00 p.m. eastern time. american eagle, regional flights at dallas-fort worth, laguardia and chicago o'hare reports also halted until 2:30 p.m. i think we meant reuters was sourcing that. they're reporting american airlines halted nationwide departures until 2:00 p.m.. if you have a flight, better check. lori: what an inconvenience. all right, social media has had a huge impact on all are our lives in the wake of the disaster the importance of this new tool can not be ignored. our own shibani joshi has been doing reporting. hi, shibani. >> it proves value of social media, twitter and facebook, what the sites have been able to do with information over the last 24 hours, blasts were heard and captured on video cameras through tweets on the web. this is all before news participant in the marathon, using foursquare, his own company, checking in every mile he crossed and using twitter chronicling what happened at mile 26. fyi,
that could miss the mark. he is an lift at thomson reuters. she, thanks for being here. we said this at the stop of the show. guidance was low at end the fourth quarter. with the bar so low everyone can jump ovee it, right? >> that's what we're seeing. earnings growth at 1.5% of the s&p 500 for the first quarter. that is really low. keep in mind the same thing happened last quarter. estimates at the beginning. quarter was 2%. so it ended up at 6.%. companies handily bead the lowered expectations. they're lower expectations right now. the ratio is lowest since 2001. the keys companies have been guiding lower and lower. they're setting the bar lower too. liz: so if we had a siren and lights on this set we would flip them to explain to our viewers why they need to listen to sri, because you predict where we will see upside surprises and where we will see downside surprises. what is your record at thomson reuters? >> our record is over 70% over the last 10 years. so we have a very strong record. we like to toot that a lot but it is not just magic. we use predicted surprise and smart
is at the lowest since 1979. analysts polled by reuters had expected a gain of 200,000. >> the big wars are back. competing bids in the nation's major housing markets have gone from sluggish to sizzling. that is according to new numbers from a broker-race in. the company reports in march, 75 percent of its agents said the declines offers were countered by rival bids. that is up from 66% would said the same in late 2011. when richard attributed the change to a slowdown in new home construction. as well as more buyers entering the market and selling the more cautious. >> here is a live look at the san mateo bridge. we will get more on your ride and whether when we return. [ teen ] times are good, aren't they, kids? it's nice having u-verse, isn't it? see back in my day, we didn't have these newfangled wireless receivers. fangled? no, we watched march madness in the living room... that's where the tv outlet was. what is he talking about? and if mom was hosting her book club that day, guess what...you missed it! we couldn't just move the tv all willy-nilly all over the house. ohh! ohh! kids to
that it was confirmed by reuters there was an explosion there. others tested. a london feel and the madrid feel to this. >> i could be wrong but there would be a link it may turn out to be the lone wolf terrorist native-born is our biggest worry and this smells of that to me. native-born, someone who has a gdge, the white smoke indicates it was not plastic explosives but oldashioned if that is true it could be native-born and unfortunately has of greenwich the past to do with the city or the marathon. neil: governor thank you. now the latest from boston w. f. x. p reporter, reporter, crystal? >> right now boston is a ghost town. officials here have fast everyone to clear out and the 15 block area of the finish line has been shut down for at least 24 hours, maybe longer or less as we investigate. but the president of boston university wants to it is in critical condition as a result of these two bombings at the marathon. also the boston globe it is reportingf the two fatalities in a year-old little boy is one victim. so a sad day in boston. neil: thank you very much. a little boy? american home grown or
. reuters says a government official who did not want to be identified shared these photos overnight along with images of a mangled pressure cooker. in one photo you can see what appears to be a cluster of bbs. doctors were saying they were finding bbs and nails in the legs of patients. the fbi saying a second bomb was in some type of metal container. >> we will talk about those pick chores and the investigation. boston area hospitals have released many of those 183 people injured in monday's attack. at least 100 of them now are out. >> that's good news. >> great news. we are also learning more about the third person who was killed. a chinese graduate student who was studying here at boston university. of course we are respecting her family's wishes not releasing her name at this point. >> just shows you this is an international tragedy. >> all around the world. and back to those 2,000 tips coming in globally. we have every new development in the boston marathon investigation here covered for you this morning. multiple reporters out and about. pamela brown with the city's response to the t
. >>> fox news alert. we just got word from reuters news service that the federal public defenders office in boston is seeking to represent the marathon bombing suspect, just arrested last night. that has just hit the wires. and it comes as top republicans, look at this photo, a little tough to make out, but had is the suspect as he was apprehended last night, it comes as top republicans urged president obama to hold this suspect as an enemy combatant. that would deny him legal rights under the laws of war. is that the way to go? joining me now, jay, chief counsel for law and justice, and julia, democratic strategist and former chief counsel of the house judiciary committee. you have two extremes here. you have folks like the the aclu, to be afforded all the same rights and treated the same way any of the three of us would if we were involved in robbing the corner store. and then you have the other side, graham and mccain who say, enemy combatant, no miranda, et cetera. jay, where do you fall on it? >> i think the department of justice right now has done the right thing by utilizing the p
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